Features

  1. Zenaida Yanowsky & Tommy Franzen in Kim Brandstrup's 'Leda and the Swan'

    Feature: Kim Brandstrup's 'Leda and the Swan' online now

    Monday 27 October 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    “The camerawork is close, the combination of Yanowsky’s long form and Franzen’s compact dynamism is explosive.” Our reviewer on the film commissioned by the Royal Ballet for Deloitte Ignite 2014 Continue Reading

  2. Photo (Hannes Langolf) by Hugo Glendinning

    Feature: Win tickets to see DV8's JOHN at the National Theatre

    Wednesday 15 October 2014 by carmel smith

    DV8's latest National Theatre co-production opens at the end of this month. The winner of our competition to win a pair of tickets to see one of the first London performances is Ben McEwen... Continue Reading

  3. Ivan Blackstock in rehearsals. Photo: Foteini Christofilopoulou

    Feature: Ivan Blackstock's A Harlem Dream - cabaret style hip hop

    Monday 13 October 2014 by Siobhan Murphy 0 Comments

    “I like putting people into another dimension. I’m always very inspired by a lot of surreal artists; Dali is my guy.” The man behind Dance Umbrella's first hip hop commission talks to Siobh… Continue Reading

  4. BRB 'Miracle in the Gorbals' - Delia Mathews as the Suicide and Iain Mackay as the Minister with artists of the company. Photo: Roy Smiljanic

    Feature: Miracle in the Gorbals: a landmark in British Ballet rediscovered.

    Monday 13 October 2014 by Graham Watts 0 Comments

    Gillian Lynne was in the original 1944 production of Robert Helpmann's ballet, which she has recreated for Birmingham Royal Ballet. Graham Watts looks back at divided critical opinion of the time...  Continue Reading

  5. Strictly Come Dancing

    News: Strictly with Vikki

    Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Vikki Jane Vile 0 Comments

    "Without Bruce, the show felt liberated and now operates as the slick and fast moving unit it was meant to," says our woman in the sequins, Vikki Jane Vile Continue Reading

  6. Boy Blue's Kenrick Sandy & Michael Asante. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

    Feature: Kenrick Sandy & Michael Asante on the return of 'The Five...'

    Wednesday 24 September 2014 0 Comments

    'The Five and the Prophecy of Prana', Boy Blue’s epic production combining hip hop, martial arts and manga inspired video animation is back at the Barbican. Lyndsey Winship talks to its creators... Continue Reading

  7. Diene 'waaw waaw' Sagna, one of the performers at the opening of Africa Utopia, Southbank Centre, 11 September 2014. event. Photo: Carole Edrich

    Feature: Snapshot: Southbank Centre's Africa Utopia

    Monday 22 September 2014 by Carole Edrich 0 Comments

    Performer, writer and lecturer Funmi Adewole opened Southbank Centre’s recent Africa Utopia Festival (11 – 14 September) with A Brief Look at Dance in Africa. This whistle stop overview explored dan… Continue Reading

  8. Cullberg Ballet 'The Plateau Effect' Photo: Urban Jörén.

    Feature: Nordic dance in the spotlight

    Tuesday 16 September 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Northern Light - the first ever programme of dance from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway opens in London this week. It's going to be cool... Continue Reading

  9. The Bridge, part of Southbank Centre's Summer of Love, produced by Scanner's Inc, Sunday 27 July. Photo: Carole Edrich

    Feature: Looking back on a hip hop London summer

    Monday 8 September 2014 by Carole Edrich 0 Comments

    Hundreds of people of all ages took part in & thousands watched two Scanner's Inc. hip hop dance events in London this summer. Carole Edrich report in photos & words... Continue Reading

  10. Dance Umbrella - Moving London Hundreds - Top Shot  by Barnaby Stone.

    Feature: Get snapping!

    Friday 22 August 2014 by Lucie Sheppard 0 Comments

    With smart phones always to hand, recording fleeting moments has become ever easier. Dance Umbrella & Siobhan Davies Dance invite you to spot choreography in the everyday.. Continue Reading

  11. Aaron Vickers and Lisa Welham in James Cousins' 'There We Have Been' on Waterfront Stage, Latitude. Photo: Ambra Vernuccio

    Feature: On the Waterfront - dance at Latitude 2014

    Wednesday 23 July 2014 by carmel smith

    Ten performances by seven companies, involving 49 performers and 45 production/technical crew - plus a rehearsal studio/barn more used to live stock and an 800 acre site to navigate... Continue Reading

  12. News: PUSH - the making of a modern classic

    Friday 18 July 2014 by carmel smith 0 Comments

    Dance critics on why you mustn't miss these last performances & Sylvie Guillem & Russell Maliphant on how it came about... Continue Reading

  13. Thomas Michael Voss - Rebecca Crawley and Adrian Cook in 'Tierra Roja'. Dancing City and the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2014. Photo: Carole Edrich

    News: A Week in Photos

    Thursday 3 July 2014 by Carole Edrich

    Dance photographer and photojournalist Carole Edrich was out and about in Canary Wharf to catch some of the Dancing City performances at the end of last month – and in Nottingham for Youth Dance England… Continue Reading

  14. New English Ballet Theatre dancers in the studio at Sadler's Wells.

    Feature: In the studio with New English Ballet Theatre

    Thursday 19 June 2014 by Symone Keisha

    New English Ballet Theatre are preparing to present a new programme of work at the Peacock Theatre next month. Symone Keisha spent some time with them to find out more about this dynamic young company... Continue Reading

  15. Tess Daley & Claudia Winkleman -the new presenting team for BBC1's 'Strictly Come Dancing'. Photo: BBC

    Feature: All change at Strictly

    Wednesday 18 June 2014 by Vikki Jane Vile 0 Comments

    With Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman as joint presenters and several arrivals and departures announced in the professional dancers' line up, Vikki Jane Vile is looking forward to the autumn... Continue Reading

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